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McMaster Engineering
                                 Graduate Programs
                                             2019

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Ranked as one of the world’s top engineering schools,
    the Faculty of Engineering plays a significant role in helping
                                                                                                                                                       “McMaster Engineering is ranked
    McMaster University earn its reputation as one of
                                                                                                                                                         among the top programs in the
    Canada’s most innovative universities.
                                                                                                                                                         world. We foster a love of learning
    Our focus on experiential, problem-based learning and                                                                                                and sense of personal dedication to
    our interdisciplinary approach to collaboration results                                                                                              excellence within a broader societal
    in smarter insights, groundbreaking ideas, and greater                                                                                               context of engineering. Our students
    optimism. This approach is helping us create a                                                                                                       are motivated and inspired to become
    brighter world.                                                                                                                                      engaged citizen scholars who will
                                                                                                                                                         transform the world.”
                                                                                                                                                                                    Ishwar K. Puri
                                                                                                                                                                          Dean, Faculty of Engineering

                                                                                                                                                       “At McMaster Engineering, we value
                                                                                                                                                         our strong sense of community that
                                                                                                                                                         bring together graduate students and
                                                                                                                                                         professors to find solutions to many
                                                                                                                                                         pressing global challenges.”
                                                                                                                                                                                Michael Thompson
                                                                                                                                                                     Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                Faculty of Engineering

                                                                             7 DISCIPLINES                  Page   PRO G RA M L IST                        M.Eng.    M.A.Sc./M.Sc.         Ph.D.

                        #1
                                                                                     in the                 10     Chemical Engineering                                     •                •
                                                                               TOP 150                      12     Civil Engineering                         •              •                •
                                                                        Engineering Programs                14     Computing & Software                      •              •                •
                                                                           Internationally                  16     Electrical & Computer Engineering         •              •                •
           MOST
                                                                         (2018) Shanghai Ranking’s Global
                                                                           Ranking of Academic Subjects     28     Engineering Design                        •
                                                                                                            28     Engineering Entrepreneurship              •
     RESEARCH INTENSIVE                                                                                            & Innovation

         University in Canada
                                                      $41.8M
                                                                                                            18     Engineering Physics                       •              •                •
                                                                                                            29     Engineering Public Policy                 •
                                                                                                            29     Manufacturing Engineering                 •
                                                             in external                                    20     Materials Science & Engineering                          •                •
                                                          research funding                                  22     Mechanical Engineering                    •              •                •
                                                             awarded to                                     24     School of Biomedical Engineering                         •                •
                                                        engineering students                                27     Systems and Techology                     •
                                                                                                            26     W Booth School of Engineering             •
                                                                                                                   Practice & Technology

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McMaster teaching method + facilities
    Award-Winning Faculty                                                       McMaster wins Global
    McMaster is dedicated to teaching, learning and service. In the             Teaching Excellence Award
    1960s, we pioneered the “problem-based” approach to learning
                                                                                McMaster has won the prestigious Global Teaching Excellence
    that came to be known around the world as “the McMaster model”.
                                                                                Award based on the strength of its experiential learning
    Through this active, problem based learning style students become
                                                                                opportunities, a commitment to global engagement and the work
    proactive thinkers with excellent critical thinking, problem solving
                                                                                of the Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation
    and self-directed learning skills.
                                                                                and Excellence in Teaching.

    Fostering Engineering Innovation                                            World-Class Facilities
    The Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario are investing
                                                                                The Faculty of Engineering is home to 20 major research centres
    $43M, the single largest government investment in laboratories and
                                                                                and institutes that house world-class equipment, which are
    research capacity expansion in McMaster’s history. The funding is
                                                                                operated by leading experts in their fields. Our students are
    part of a massive $75M project that will support the renovation
                                                                                trained in these facilities, which enables them to enter the
    and retrofit of existing labs in the Arthur Bourns Building, and
                                                                                workforce with expertise in the latest technologies. In keeping
    the construction of a new innovation tower.
                                                                                with our collaborative approach, our facilities are also used by
                                                                                faculty members across the University, by government, and the
                                *Rendering of the innovation tower which
                                                                                private sector. Our researchers and students also have access
                                  is scheduled to open in 2018/19. Image
                                  courtesy of ZAS Architects + Interiors.       to other research centres and institutes across the University,
                                                                                such as the Nuclear Reactor, Brockhouse Institute for Materials
                                                                                Research, and the Brain-Body Institute.

    McMaster Automotive
    Resource Centre
    MARC houses industry-scale labs, classrooms and equipment to prototype
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                                                                                                                                                                 universities from
    vehicles of the future. Both academic and industry organizations, from                                                                                       around the world,
    OEMs to parts suppliers to start-ups, have access to MARC to pursue                                                                                         as well as industry,
    market-oriented research and development.
                                                                                                  The Canadian Centre for
                                                                                               Electron Microscopy (CCEM)                                       perform research in
    “McMaster is among very few universities worldwide equipped to design                                                                                             CCEM
    and build a vehicle from the ground up, right on campus,” says Ali Emadi,                  provides world-class electron
    Canada Excellence Research Chair Hybrid Powertrain, and Director,                             microscopy capabilities
    MacAUTO. “This capacity, combined with a diverse range of research
                                                                                                   for materials physics,
    and teaching expertise, will enable us to develop the next generation
    of smart, sustainable transportation, one that replaces fossil fuels with                        nanomedicine and
    electrification. It will create new technologies, new industries and                           metallurgy research.
    transform how people and goods are moved.”

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McMaster
                                                                                       Engineering’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Employment
                                                                                     Graduate Co-op                                                                                                                    rate
                                                                                 and Career Services                                                                                                                    (within two years)

     McMaster Engineering graduate students pursue specialized knowledge, collaborate with industry and research
                                                                                                                                                                                     600+
                                                                                                                                                                                     local and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               93%
     organizations on real-world projects, and gain access to expertise, funding and state-of-the art facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                   international
     All graduate students participate in professional planning sessions to develop career plans which are followed
                                                                                                                                                                                 partner employers
     up on by their faculty advisors, with the option of receiving mentoring from industry partners.

     Co-op
     Co-op will enable students to establish a network of industry
     contacts, and develop a range of valuable skills, which will aid
     them in their graduate studies and future careers. A term of work
     experience is a great addition to students’ master’s or doctoral
                                                                                            Industrial PhD
                                                                                            Earn a Ph.D. while
                                                                                                                         Career Services
     studies. Students benefit by gaining valuable industry experience                 continuing to work full-time
     with leading engineering employers. Employers benefit by having
                                                                                     Strategic benefits for companies    Workshops                                                                METRIC
     access to a highly qualified talent pool of graduate students eager
     to put theory into practice.                                                         and research institutes        Career and professional development workshops are held throughout        The Engineering Graduate Society (EGS) plans an annual conference
                                                                                                                                                                                                  which provides an opportunity for graduate students, postdocs,
                                                                                                                         the year on a variety of topics. Past workshops have included:
                                                                                     Applicants must hold a research-                                                                             professors and industrial alumni in different engineering fields to
                                                                                                                              Cover Letter & Resume Writing
     Research & Co-op                                                                  based Masters degree in a         ■■
                                                                                                                                                                                                  engage, share ideas, develop collaboration strategies and share

     Participating in the co-op option can be a great way to integrate
                                                                                             STEM discipline             ■■   Effective Job Search Strategies                                     information about resources. Students participate as an attendee,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  presenter or showcase their research.
     the knowledge students have gained in the lab and apply it in an                                                    ■■   Creating and Using LinkedIn in a Job Search
     industrial setting. Alternatively, knowledge acquired while on a                                                    ■■   Interview Preparation (including mock interviews with industry)
     co-op work term can inform and enhance a student’s research.
                                                                                                                         ■■   How to Negotiate a Job Offer
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Professional Skills
                                                                                                                         Industry often participate and/or lead these workshops giving
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Development Portal
                                                                                                                         students an opportunity to network with employers.                       McMaster Engineering graduate students access both online and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  in-class professional development and career modules that educate
                                                                                                                                                                                                  them about the job market, facilitate students’ readiness to enter these
                                                                                                                         Coaching                                                                 arenas post-graduation, and give them access to Masters/PhD specific
                                               “Co-op experience is important because it’s a foot in the door within a
                                                                                                                         Our Career Development and Relationship Manager establishes strong       job opportunities and events.
                                               company. The company may want to hire you afterwards – they wanted
                                                                                                                         relationships with top engineering employers, facilitates connections
                                               to hire me. It’s hard, especially in today’s market to get a job after    between students and employers, provides career-planning tools and
                                               graduation. Everyone is always struggling and you can see it in their     resources, and provides opportunities for graduate students to gain
                                               faces. Having co-op experience makes you much more competitive.”          industry experience while pursuing their degrees. Co-op eligibility is
                                                                                                                         dependent on permission from the student’s research supervisor.
                                               Mike Chatzidakis
                                               Second Year Masters Student
                                               Materials Science & Engineering

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Hamilton
                                                                                                                                                                                         is home to
                                                                                                                                                                                        more than 100
                                                                                                                                                                                         waterfalls.

    “James Street North is percolating
    with a vibrant art scene, inventive
    farm-to-table restaurants, edgy
    start-ups and cool shops.”
                                                                                                                                        FOOD                                        NATURE                                                HISTORY & HERITAGE
    ~ The New York Times (2017)
                                                                                                                                        From restaurants ranked among the           Natural beauty abounds throughout the                 Distinctive architecture, world-class
                                                                                                                                        best in Canada to a vibrant food-truck      city, including McMaster University’s                 museums and 15 National Historic
                                                                                                                                        scene, Hamilton’s appetite for all things   own backyard, which abuts the Royal                   Sites offer a glimpse into the city’s past
                                                                                                                                        delicious knows no limits. International    Botanical Gardens and includes                        and make Hamilton the fascinating
                                                                                                                                        eateries, unique culinary events, and       several hiking trails.                                community it is today.
                                                                                                                                        a growing craft beer scene completes
                                                                                                                                        the picture.

     Hamilton
                                                                            Lake Huron                                                                                              CULTURE                                               SPORTS
                                                                                                                                                                                    The arts scene is booming in Hamilton                 Whether you love to bike, hike, or
                                                                                                                                        MUSIC                                       from local art galleries and studios to the           play organized sports, Hamilton has
                                                                                                        Toronto                         No matter your musical taste, Hamilton      monthly James Street North Art Crawl                  got it all. The city is also home to the
                                                                                               Guelph                    Lake Ontario
                                                                      USA                                                               delivers from local clubs hosting hot       and annual Supercrawl event, which                    CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats and other

     O NTARIO , CA N A D A
                                                                                           Waterloo
                                                                                               Hamilton
                                                                                                         Niagara Falls                  bands to classical orchestras.              attracts thousands of visitors each year.             sports teams.

     We are less than an hour’s drive from the United States border
     and only 45 minutes from Toronto, Niagara Falls, Waterloo,                Lake Erie
                                                                                                   USA
     and Guelph. An on-campus GO Bus Terminal allows students                                                                                      A 10-minute walk from campus, Westdale Village is the hub for student off campus living.
     to commute easily from the Greater Toronto Area.

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              “I really like the opportunity to be working on something new and
                be very independent. If there’s one specific area that I’m finding                    Chemical Engineering
                really interesting, there’s the option to focus more on that or start                 Degrees Offered: MASc, PhD
                a side project, so it’s very based on what I find interesting as a                    Entry Dates: September, January, May
                                                                                                      Admission Requirements: see page 31
                researcher.”
                                                                                                      Study Options: Full- or part-time for all degrees offered
                                                                             Oriana Vanderfleet
                                                                PhD candidate, Chemical Engineering   McMaster houses one of the most distinguished and research-intensive chemical engineering departments in
                                                                                                      Canada. Four of the 20 chemical engineers selected by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering for making
                                                                                                      the greatest contributions to chemical engineering in Canada in the 20th century were professors at McMaster’s
                                                                                                      Faculty of Engineering.

                                                                                                      McMaster is engaged in leading edge
                                                                                                      chemical engineering research and
                                                                                                                                                                     Areas of Research
                                                                                                      has concentrated research groups that                          BIOMATERIALS AND BIOPROCESSING
                                                                                                      collaborate with international industrial
                                                                                                                                                                     Drug delivery, tissue engineering, biocompatible surfaces, bioseparations, membranes,
                                                                                                      sponsors including:
                                                                                                                                                                     bioreactors, pharmaceutical processing
                                                                                                      •   Centre for Advanced Ophthalmic Materials
                                                                                                          (Insight)                                                  POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
                                                                                                      •   Centre for Advanced Polymer Processing                     Polymer synthesis and characterization, polymer reaction engineering, polymer and
                                                                                                          & Design (CAPPA-D)                                         particulate processing, paper chemistry, nanotechnology, interfacial engineering
                                                                                                      •   Centre for Pulp and Paper Research
                                                                                                      •   Interfacial Technologies Group                             PROCESS SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AND CONTROL
                                                                                                      •   McMaster Advanced Control Consortium                       Process systems design, process control, optimization, supply chain planning
                                                                                                                                                                     and scheduling, process fault detection and recovery

                                                                                                                                                                     MATERIALS AND PROCESS MODELING AND COMPUTATION
                                                                                                                                                                     Molecular modeling, computational fluid dynamics, energy systems,
                                                                                                                                                                     alternative fuels/energy, wastewater treatment, life cycle analysis

                                                                                                                                               “My students have energy, enthusiasm and they’re hungry.
                                                                                                                                                 They want things to happen.”
                                                                                                                                                  Heather Sheardown has spent her career developing ocular health technologies and related drugs that will improve
                                                                                                                                                  the quality of life for millions of people living with ocular conditions and vision loss. She says her research outcomes
                                                                                                                                                  would not be possible without the contributions from her students. “My students have energy, enthusiasm and
                                                                                                                                                  they’re hungry. They want things to happen.”
                                                                                                                                                  Heather Sheardown
                                                                                                                                                  Canada Research Chair in Ophthalmic Biomaterials and Drug Delivery
                                                                                                                                                  Professor, Chemical Engineering

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                                “I want to create job-ready employees for future
                                  jobs, not just for jobs that are available now.”                                     Civil Engineering
                                Flash floods. Blackouts. Data breaches. How can society better respond                 Degrees Offered: MEng, MASc, PhD
                                to disasters? Wael El-Dakhakhni is currently working on tools that will                Entry Dates: September, January
                                help a wide range of stakeholders anticipate, and even prevent disasters               Admission Requirements: see page 31
                                from happening. He inspires his students to have similar engineering                   Study Options: Full- or part-time for all degrees offered
                                ambitions by helping them link their education to real societal challenges
                                and by encouraging them to develop their interpersonal skills.
                                                                                                                       Ranked as one of the top three civil engineering programs in Canada and top 30 worldwide, we are a vibrant
                                                                                                                       multi-disciplinary research-intensive department focused on building healthier communities to create a brighter
                                                                                            Wael El-Dakhakhni
                                                                       Director, McMaster Institute for Multi-hazard
                                                                                                                       world. Our strong linkages with industry are evident by our six research chairs and strong record of successful
                                                                                 Systemic Risk Studies (INTERFACE)     application-based research funding. Our laboratory facilities allow us to conduct world-class research supported
                                                                                        Professor, Civil Engineering
                                                                                                                       by multiple research centres, networks and institutes.

                                                                                                                       McMaster is engaged in leading edge
                                                                                                                       research in the field of civil engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                      Areas of Research
                                                                                                                       and has concentrated research groups that                      RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS
                                                                                                                       collaborate with international industrial
                                                                                                                                                                                      Extreme natural and man-made hazards, risk assessment and performance/resilience
                                                                                                                       sponsors including:
                                                                                                                                                                                      based design, large-scale testing and hybrid simulation, multi-hazard hazard simulation
                                                                                                                       •   Centre for Effective Design of Structures                  and mitigation
                                                                                                                       •   McMaster Interface Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                      SMARTER MOBILITY
                                                                                                                       •   McMaster Institute for Transportation
                                                                                                                           and Logistics                                              Connected and autonomous vehicles; smart cities; cyber-physical systems for
                                                                                                                                                                                      transportation; transit design, operation, and management; transportation safety;
                                                                                                                       •   McMaster Water Network
                                                                                                                                                                                      transportation data analytics

                                                                                                                                                                                      WATER SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
                                                                                                                                                                                      Flood simulation, prediction and risk under climate change, fate and transport of
                                                                                                                                                                                      pathogens and heavy metals in ground water systems and impact on the environment
                                                                                                                                                                                      and human health, flow of contaminated water in fractured rock systems, systemic risk
                                                                                                                                                                                      of fracking on ground water aquifers

                                                                                                                                                                                      INTELLIGENT ENERGY SYSTEMS
                                                                                                                                                                                      Power grid simulation and optimization, building energy consumption and automation,
                                                                                                                                                                                      systemic risk posed by and on energy networks, energy linkage to water systems,
                                                                                                                                                                                      renewable energy; energy production resilience and sustainability under climate change

                                                                                                                                                                “The people here are just as nice as at home and I really appreciated that
                                                                                                                                                                  because it was my first time really picking up and moving really far from home.
                                                                                                                                                                  I felt very welcomed by all the students and staff.”
                                                                                                                                                                   Bryanna Noade
                                                                                                                                                                   MASc candidate, Civil Engineering

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         “It was an “aha” moment. I can use all my passions and leverage
           them when I program. I can make programs and different                                Computing & Software
           applications in software for any number of domains.”                                  Degrees offered: MEng, MSc, MASc, PhD
                                                                          Monika Jaskolka        Entry Dates: September, January, May
                                                           PhD candidate, Software Engineering   Admission Requirements: see page 31
                                                                                                 Study Options: Full- or part-time for all degrees offered

                                                                                                 McMaster’s Department of Computing and Software advances the field of computing through education and
                                                                                                 research. We focus on computing research problems that involve scientific theory, engineering practice, and the
                                                                                                 interface between the two. We seek to address society’s need for better methods of developing information
                                                                                                 systems and dependable, safe, secure, high-quality software.

                                                                                                 McMaster’s Department of Computing and
                                                                                                 Software advances the field of computing
                                                                                                                                                            Areas of Research
                                                                                                 through education and research. We focus                   COMPUTER SYSTEMS
                                                                                                 on computing research problems that involve                Operating systems, systems architecture and hardware, data storage and management
                                                                                                 scientific theory, engineering practice, and the           systems, distributed systems, and computer networks.
                                                                                                 interface between the two. We seek to address
                                                                                                 society’s need for better methods of developing            HEALTH INFORMATICS AND BIOINFORMATICS
                                                                                                 information systems and dependable, safe,                  Information technology, health care delivery, biomedicine, biological processes, medical
                                                                                                 secure, high-quality software.                             software and devices.

                                                                                                                                                            SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING AND OPTIMIZATION
                                                                                                                                                            Quantitative modelling and analysis, optimal allocations of resources, scheduling tasks and
                                                                                                                                                            designing prototypes.

                                                                                                                                                            SECURITY, PRIVACY, AND DATA ANALYTICS
                                                                                                                                                            Crytographic algorithms and protocols, data cleaning and curation solutions, privacy
                                                                                                                                                            governance and preserving tools, and anomaly detection techniques.

                                                                                                                                                            SOFTWARE QUALITY
                                                                                                                                                            Multicore concurrency; Software Engineering approaches to Scientific Computation;
                                                                                                                                                            Domain Specific Languages; Generative Programming specifically; and Model-Driven
                                                                                                                                                            Engineering of Cyber-Physical Systems in general; and the Development and Certification
                                                                                                                                                            of Safety-Critical Systems.

                                                                                                                                                            THEORY AND METHODOLOGIES OF COMPUTATION
                                                                                                                                                            Theoretical computer science, foundations of software engineering, applications to
                                                                                                                                                            knowledge representation and synthesis of software from mathematical specifications.

                                                                                                                                        “Making connections with industry gives students the opportunity to address
                                                                                                                                          industry challenges now.”
                                                                                                                                          Fei Chiang is building software tools to automate and improve data quality so that users can spend more time and
                                                                                                                                          resources on data analysis and decision-making. Chiang and her research group work with prominent industry
                                                                                                                                          partners such as IBM to improve their data quality. “Making connections with industry gives students the opportunity
                                                                                                                                          to address industry challenges now.”
                                                                                                                                         Fei Chiang
                                                                                                                                         Assistant Professor, Computing and Software

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     “There has to be a mentor who students can look up to – someone to
       meet with weekly, to show the little tricks of the profession. Someone                                                Electrical & Computer Engineering
       who will lean over the equipment to show how it works.”                                                               Degrees offered: MEng, MASc, PhD
                                                                                                                             Entry Dates: September, January, May
      Natalia Nikolova believes in the power of mentorship. To help her students succeed, she makes sure to devote as
                                                                                                                             Admission Requirements: see page 31
      much time as possible to each of them. Using radar technology, Nikolova and her team are developing a scanner for
      early stage breast cancer detection and a fully automated, concealed weapon detection system.                          Study Options: Full- or part-time for all degrees offered

                                                                                                     Natalia K. Nikolova     McMaster’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department is ranked as one of the best departments of
                                                                 Canada Research Chair in High-frequency Electromagnetics    electrical and computer engineering both nationally and internationally. Faculty members are regular award
                                                                            Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
                                                                                                                             winners including the prestigious Premier Research Excellence Award (PREA), OCUFA teaching award, McMaster
                                                                                                                             Students Union Teaching Award, Booker Gold Medal, and the Signal Processing Society Education Award.

                                                                                                                             McMaster’s Department of Electrical &                       Areas of Research
                                                                                                                             Computer Engineering is home to The Centre                  BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES
                                                                                                                             for Research in Micro- and Nano-systems,                    Neural prostheses, medical robotics, medical imaging technologies, biomedical sensors,
                                                                                                                             a unique facility in North America offering                 hearing aids, brain-computer interfaces.
                                                                                                                             fabrication, characterization and integration
                                                                                                                                                                                         COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, SYSTEMS & NETWORKS
                                                                                                                             of different materials, components and
                                                                                                                                                                                         Theory, algorithms and implementations of communication networks: wireline, optical fibre,
                                                                                                                             devices at multiple length scales. For
                                                                                                                                                                                         wireless, mobile and wireless optical; multimedia communications; cloud computing.
                                                                                                                             example, Nano-Bonding and –Interconnect
                                                                                                                             System (NBIS) and Nanoimprinting                            ELECTRIFIED & AUTONOMOUS TRANSPORTATION
                                                                                                                             Lithography System (NIL) provide fabrication                Hybrid & electric powertrain design & control, estimation & tracking for autonomous control,
                                                                                                                             and integration of nanometer scale                          electric motor drives.
                                                                                                                             structures and devices. Research using                      ELECTROMAGNETICS & PHOTONICS
                                                                                                                             MNSL infrastructure spans from fundamental                  Electromagnetic imaging & detection with applications in biomedicine and security, radar
                                                                                                                             areas such as molecular interactions during                 scattering, antennas, semiconductor laser diodes, integration of photonic devices.
                                                                                                                             bonding to applied relating to miniaturization              INTEGRATED, EMBEDDED AND INTERCONNECTED SYSTEMS
                                                                                                                             of emerging systems for health and
                                                                                                                                                                                         Hardware/software co-synthesis, low power & reliable computing, Internet of Things,
                                                                                                                             environmental applications.                                 telerobotics, smart grid.
                                                                                                                                                                                         MICROELECTRONICS & VLSI
                                                                                                                                                                                         Microelectronic characterization & modelling, nanoelectronics, ultra-low power integrated
                                                                                                                                                                                         circuits, computer-aided design of VLSI circuits
                                                                                                                                                                                         OPTIMIZATION, LEARNING & CONTROL
                                                                                                                                                                                         Optimization for engineering design, machine learning, data fusion, aerial robotics, haptic control.
                                                                                                                                                                                         POWER ELECTRONICS & ELECTRIC MACHINES
                                                                                                                                                                                         Power electronic converters, electric machines & energy conversion systems, renewable
                                                                                                                                                                                         energy systems.
                                                                                                                                                                                         SIGNAL, IMAGE & VIDEO PROCESSING
                                                                                                                                                                                         Detection and estimation, information and coding theory, video display technologies, multi-
                                                                                                                                                                                         media signal processing, data compression, biomedical signal processing.

                                                                                                                                                                    “There is a wide range of career opportunities, especially for engineers in
                                                                                                                                                                      Ontario. Many of my friends are coming to Ontario to find careers here.”
                                                                                                                                                                      Mahsa Salmani
                                                                                                                                                                      PhD candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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         “Every time I achieve a goal and get one step closer to a working
           device, I get a little motivation boost because I know that this could              Engineering Physics
           be a technology that could have real world applications.”                           Degrees Offered: MEng, MASc, PhD
                                                                        Simon McNamee          Entry Dates: September, January, May
                                                                     MEng candidate, Physics   Admission Requirements: see page 31
                                                                                               Study Options: Full- or part-time for all degrees offered

                                                                                               Engineering Physics at McMaster is pushing the forefront of modern physics to better the world through
                                                                                               technological advancement. We are solving the grand challenges of the future such as energy supply, human
                                                                                               health, digital information and communications technology, and renewable energy.

                                                                                               Engineering Physics at McMaster is engaged
                                                                                               in leading edge research in biomedical
                                                                                                                                                             Areas of Research
                                                                                               engineering, nuclear and energy systems                       BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
                                                                                               engineering, nano- and micro-device
                                                                                                                                                             Biosensors, biophotonics
                                                                                               engineering, and photonics engineering.
                                                                                               Research in Engineering Physics includes:
                                                                                                                                                             NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND ENERGY SYSTEMS
                                                                                               •   Centre for Emerging Device Technologies
                                                                                                                                                             Intense positron beam used to probe defects in materials; investigation of irradiated
                                                                                               •   McMaster Nuclear Reactor                                  materials from nuclear power reactors; nuclear safety analysis, nuclear fuel and waste
                                                                                               •   McMaster’s Biophotonics Facilities                        management, nuclear physics
                                                                                               •   Biointerfaces Institute
                                                                                               •   Centre for Advanced Nuclear Systems                       NANOTECHNOLOGY, NANO- AND MICRO-DEVICE ENGINEERING
                                                                                               •   McMaster Intense Positron Beam Facility                   Micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), photovoltaics, organic electronics,
                                                                                               •   University Network of Excellence in                       optoelectronics, III-V materials and devices
                                                                                                   Nuclear Engineering (UNENE)
                                                                                                                                                             PHOTONICS ENGINEERING
                                                                                                                                                             Silicon photonics, displays, laser applications, sensors, ultrafast lasers

                                                                                                                                         “I hope that I can show them that I enjoy what I do and I can give that feeling to
                                                                                                                                           them – that this is fun and I’m doing it because I believe in it.”
                                                                                                                                          Leyla Soleymani is developing biosensors, miniature devices that can be used at point of care to quickly and
                                                                                                                                          accurately diagnose certain types of cancer and infectious diseases. This low-cost technology will help improve
                                                                                                                                          healthcare services for people around the world. Soleymani says a key to her success is her passion for her research
                                                                                                                                          and she hopes to convey that passion to her students.
                                                                                                                                          Leyla Soleymani
                                                                                                                                          Canada Research Chair in Miniaturized Biomedical Devices
                                                                                                                                          Associate Professor, Engineering Physics

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SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

     “I want to showcase that we’re doing exciting research here and I want
       to show the many avenues you can pursue in a research career.”
                                                                                                                                     Materials Science & Engineering
                                                                                                                                     Degrees Offered: MSc, MASc, PhD
      Using high-powered microscopes, Kathryn Grandfield looks at how materials for joint replacement and dental
                                                                                                                                     Entry Dates: September, January, May
      implants attach to human tissue to create better quality devices that last longer inside the body. Grandfield credits
      her professors for helping to shape her future. She strives to do the same for her students.                                   Admission Requirements: see page 31
                                                                                                                                     Study Options: Full- or part-time for all degrees offered
                                                                                                           Kathryn Grandfield
                                                                                                              Assistant Professor,
                                                                                                Materials Science and Engineering
                                                                                                                                     Building strategically on our diverse expertise in materials, in collaboration with local and global partners,
                                                                                                                                     the Department of Materials Science and Engineering here at McMaster University is internationally
                                                                                                                                     recognized as a destination of choice, where students, scholars, alumni and employers partner in a journey
                                                                                                                                     of learning, discovery and innovation.

                                                                                                                                     McMaster is engaged in leading edge
                                                                                                                                                                                               Areas of Research
                                                                                                                                     material science and engineering research
                                                                                                                                     and has concentrated research groups that                 STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROCESSING AND PROPERTIES
                                                                                                                                     collaborate with international industrial
                                                                                                                                                                                               High strength steels, aluminium alloys, magnesium alloys, casting, heat treating,
                                                                                                                                     sponsors including:
                                                                                                                                                                                               thermomechanical processing, galvanizing, plastic deformation, fracture, fatigue,
                                                                                                                                     •   Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy               corrosion, multi-scale modelling
                                                                                                                                     •   Steel Research Centre
                                                                                                                                     •   Centre for Automotive Materials                       FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS
                                                                                                                                         and Corrosion                                         Electronic materials, magnetic materials, electrocatalysts, supercapacitors

                                                                                                                                                                                               NANOTECHNOLOGY AND NANO-SCALE MATERIAL SCIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                               Energy materials (batteries and fuel cells), nanophotonics, 2-D materials,
                                                                                                                                                                                               modelling, atomic-scale characterization

                                                                                                                                                                                               BIOMATERIALS
                                                                                                                                                                                               Osseointegration, bone applications in dentistry and orthopaedics, biomineralization

                                                                                                                                                                           “The moment I arrived at the airport, I realized everyone is so friendly and I
                                                                                                                                                                             didn’t feel like I was someone from outside. I felt that I belonged here and
                                                                                                                                                                             that this was the place I can live in and progress in my work.”
                                                                                                                                                                             Shooka Mahboubi
                                                                                                                                                                             PhD candidate, Materials Science and Engineering

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SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

         “The McMaster mentorship experience is more like a partnership. That’s
           why I chose Mac to pursue my graduate studies. Professors are excited
                                                                                                       Mechanical Engineering
                                                                                                       Degrees Offered: MEng (ADMI), MASc, PhD
           with what you’re doing and they want to be a part of what you’re doing.”
                                                                                                       Entry Dates: September, January, May
                                                                                     Ryan Rogers       Admission Requirements: see page 31
                                                              MASc candidate, Mechanical Engineering
                                                                                                       Study Options: Full- or part-time for all degrees offered

                                                                                                       The Department of Mechanical Engineering is the second largest department in the Faculty of Engineering at
                                                                                                       McMaster University. The research funding per faculty member is amongst the highest in the country and the
                                                                                                       Department benefits from state of the art laboratories with established international reputations.

                                                                                                       Our research is heavily supported by industry
                                                                                                       and is in areas of strategic interest including
                                                                                                                                                                    Areas of Research
                                                                                                       hybrid vehicles, energy and environment,                     BIOMECHANICS
                                                                                                       sustainable energy, biomechanics, materials
                                                                                                                                                                    Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Systems, Bone Adaptation to Mechanical Stimuli &
                                                                                                       and manufacturing, MEMS and mechatronics.
                                                                                                                                                                    Injury, Surgical Robotics, Bone Fracture Limits & Injury Tolerance, Design of Artificial
                                                                                                       Our cluster of research groups include:
                                                                                                                                                                    Joint Replacements, Surrogates for Biomechanical Research, Bio-Functional Interfaces,
                                                                                                       •   Centre for Advanced Micro Electro Fluidics               Biomaterials & Biosensors, Cardiovascular Mechanics, Medical Imaging
                                                                                                       •   Computational Fluid Dynamics laboratory
                                                                                                       •   Flow-Induced Vibration and                               MANUFACTURING
                                                                                                           Aeroacoustics Laboratory                                 Casting, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Electrical Discharge Machining, Grinding, Machining
                                                                                                       •   Light Metal Casting Research Centre                      of Advanced Materials, Machining Processes and Systems, Materials Processing and
                                                                                                       •   Machining Systems Laboratory                             Systems, Manufacturing Automation, Manufacturing Processes and Systems, Metal Forming,
                                                                                                       •   McMaster Automotive Research Centre                      Cutting and Removal, Metallic and Non-Metallic Coatings for Advanced Steels, Process
                                                                                                       •   McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute                Modelling & Simulation, Robotics

                                                                                                       •   McMaster Mechatronics Research Group
                                                                                                                                                                    MECHANICS & DESIGN
                                                                                                       •   Metal Forming Laboratory
                                                                                                       •   Micro-Machining Laboratory                               Automotive Applications, Computer aided design, Control Systems, Dynamics and Vibrations,
                                                                                                                                                                    Finite Element Analysis, Flow Induced Vibration and Noise, Hybrid Vehicles, Materials and
                                                                                                       •   Robotics and Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                    Microstructural Engineering, Mechatronics, Microelectromechanical (MEMS) Devices,
                                                                                                           Automation Research
                                                                                                                                                                    Product Design and Manufacturing, Robotics, Theoretical mechanics
                                                                                                       •   Thermal Management Research Laboratory
                                                                                                       •   Thermal Processing Laboratory                            THERMAL FLUID SCIENCES
                                                                                                                                                                    Aeroacoustics, Combustion, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Flow Control, Turbulence, Heat
                                                                                                                                                                    Transfer, Microfluidics & Micro-fabrication, Modeling in Thermo-Fluid Systems, Multiphase
                                                                                                                                                                    Flow, Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Thermal Processing of Materials

                                                                                                                                               “Being able to apply our knowledge and make improvements in industry is
                                                                                                                                                 what we strive to do. Engaging students on improving productivity, helping
                                                                                                                                                 a company earn new business and keeping jobs – this is a nice package of
                                                                                                                                                 everything coming together.”
                                                                                                                                                 Having an impact on peoples’ lives is what drives Stephen Veldhuis’ research. Veldhuis’ research is focused
                                                                                                                    Stephen Veldhuis             on tribology, the study of friction and wear, which contributes to the development of high performance
                                                                                                       Director, McMaster Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                 manufacturing solutions.
                                                                                                                      Research Institute
                                                                                                       Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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“Being from an engineering background gives me the skills to be
           able to contribute to the ever-changing world of healthcare through                     School of Biomedical Engineering
           innovation and unique problem solving.”
                                                                                                   Degrees Offered: MASc, PhD, MD / PhD
                                                                              Mandakini Jain
                                                          MASc candidate, Biomedical Engineering
                                                                                                   Entry Dates: September, January, May
                                                                                                   Admission Requirements: see page 31
                                                                                                   Study Options: Full- or part-time for all degrees offered

                                                                                                   McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Health Sciences have partnered to create a unique research
                                                                                                   and training program under the umbrella of the School of Biomedical Engineering.
                                                                                                   The School provides a unique collaborative environment that leverages our existing expertise in medical sciences and engineering, and that links current
                                                                                                   and emerging areas of molecular, medical and bioengineering research. We invite you to join us in pushing the boundaries of discovery and improving
                                                                                                   the lives of future generations through the seamless merging of the human with the human-made.
                                                                                                   Our goal is to leverage McMaster’s internationally recognized strengths and resources toward the development of new approaches in biomedical science
                                                                                                   and technology, through both fundamental and more goal oriented translational research programs.

                                                                                                   McMaster’s School of Biomedical Engineering
                                                                                                   is home to various research centres including:
                                                                                                                                                             Areas of Research
                                                                                                   •   Antimicrobial Research Centre                         BIOMATERIALS AND DEVICES
                                                                                                   •   Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research           Biomaterials and tissue engineering directed towards growth or regeneration of cells, tissues
                                                                                                   •   Centre for Emerging Device Technologies               and organs. The technology includes development of biomaterials, implantable devices and
                                                                                                   •   Centre for Minimal Access Surgery                     sensors and other biologically compatible materials with applications in numerous medical
                                                                                                                                                             devices and therapies.
                                                                                                   •   Juravinski Cancer Centre
                                                                                                   •   McMaster Institute for Applies
                                                                                                                                                             IMAGING, SENSING AND DETECTION
                                                                                                       Radiation Sciences
                                                                                                   •   McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute             Development and application of imaging technologies applicable to cells, tissues, organs and
                                                                                                                                                             the brain for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
                                                                                                   •   Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis
                                                                                                       Research Institute
                                                                                                                                                             THERAPEUTICS
                                                                                                                                                             Research toward the development of novel drugs and drug delivery methods, including the
                                                                                                                                                             development of biodegradable polymers and other materials for tissue engineering of cellular
                                                                                                                                                             scaffold and release of signaling molecules.

                                                                                                                                           “I know my students are ready to leave the nest when they start to teach me.
                                                                                                                                             When they teach me, they’re ready fly.”
                                                                                                                                            Dr. Michael Noseworthy and his research team are building new hardware and software to improve
                                                                                                                                            imaging technology. He uses a high-powered magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner to gain a more
                                                                                                                                            in-depth understanding of how the mind, brain and body work together to influence health and disease.

                                                                                                            Michael Noseworthy
                                                                                                             Professor, Electrical and
                                                                                                               Computer Engineering

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“The faculty are all practitioners and industry people who became
       academics so they bring this practicality to everything that we’re doing.”
                                                                                                      W Booth School of Engineering
                                                                              Christopher Boothe
                                                 Master of Engineering and Public Policy candidate,
                                                                    W Booth School of Engineering
                                                                                                      Practice & Technology
                                                                          Practice and Technology     Degrees Offered: MEng Design, MEPP, MTEI, MEEI, MEME, MS & T (pending approval)
                                                                                                      Entry Dates: Varies by degree
                                                                                                      Study Options: Varies by degree

                                                                                                      Students become innovative problem solvers and lead creations of sustainable solutions in the connected world.
                                                                                                      They focus on innovation in the early stages of design, smart systems (automation, robotics, AI, augmented reality),
                                                                                                      and advanced manufacturing. Students are also intricately involved in entrepreneurship for start-up companies and
                                                                                                      development of engineering based policy decisions. Our innovative graduate programs combine in-depth technical
                                                                                                      expertise with project management and communication skills, positioning students to become leaders in their field.

                                                                                                      Applying industry skills in community based projects, internships, and co-op help our students expand their
                                                                                                      network of contacts.

                                                                                                      FIVE MASTER’S DEGREE
                                                                                                      PROGRAMS AVAILABLE:
                                                                                                      •

                                                                                                      •
                                                                                                          Engineering and Public Policy
                                                                                                          Engineering Design
                                                                                                                                                             92       %
                                                                                                                                                                              of our alumni are employed in their field
                                                                                                                                                                              within 6 months of graduating

                                                                                                      •   Entrepreneurship and Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                              of our alumni currently work at the executive

                                                                                                                                                              10%
                                                                                                      •   Manufacturing Engineering
                                                                                                      •   Systems and Technology                                              level (CIO, CFO, CEO, President, etc.) or are
                                                                                                                                                                              founders of their own companies.

                                                                                                      Master of Systems and Technology
                                                                                                      Approval pending for Sept. 2019 start
                                                                                                      Plug yourself into smart systems (cyber-physical systems) which are changing the way we
                                                                                                      live and work. Tailor your learning portfolio to your career aspirations by selecting courses
                                                                                                      ranging from smart systems infrastructure (e.g. industrial networks) to domain specific courses
                                                                                                      in advanced manufacturing, automotive or automation. Specialize in areas such as: artificial
                                                                                                      intelligence (machine learning, deep neural networks), augmented reality / virtual reality.

                                                                                                          Admission                         Start Date                       FT Length                             PT Length

                                                                                                          STEM degree, minimum B- average   September        Courses only option: 12 months (9 courses)   Course only option: 36 months
                                                                                                          in last 10 technical courses                       Courses + project: 18 months
                                                                                                                                                             (7 courses + 8 month project)

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Master of Engineering Design                                                                                                                          Master of Engineering
                                                                  Students focus on the early stages of the design process in order to create maximum
                                                                                                                                                              and Public Policy
                                                                  value for companies across all branches of industry. They prototype designs as              Students in the Engineering and Public Policy program become
                                                                  physical objects or virtual reality / augmented reality images. Moreover, they create       integrative problem solvers, armed with the interdisciplinary skills
                                                                  value through a “design thinking” approach, by learn methodologies to identify and          to find solutions that can balance competing societal needs.
                                                                  analyze unmet needs and design products or services for users.                              ■■    s researchers and policy makers, graduates work in both the public
                                                                                                                                                                   A
                                                                  Students work on projects with our partner in industry, health-care, municipalities,             and private sectors to drive decision-making.
                                                                  or animation and virtual reality.                                                           ■■    sing the skills learned through interdisciplinary course work, as well
                                                                                                                                                                   U
                                                                                                                                                                   as real-world experience gained while working with community partners
                                                                  Specialize in one of three focus areas:                                                          to complete your research, you’ll be ready to make a difference in your
                                                                  ■■   Process and Production Systems                                                              chosen career.
                                                                  ■■   Product Design (including VR/AR)
                                                                  ■■   Sustainable Community Infrastructure

         Admission                                 Start Date                                             FT Length             PT Length                      Admission                                 Start Date                                             FT Length             PT Length

         STEM Degree, B- average in                September (all streams) or January                     12 months             28 months                      STEM Degree, B- average in                September or January                                   12 months             28 months
         last 10 technical courses                 (product design and process systems only)                                                                   last 10 technical courses

         Applicants who did not attain the required standing in their undergraduate degree, but who have at least four years of relevant work                  Applicants who did not attain the required standing in their undergraduate degree, but who have at least four years of relevant work
         experience may be considered.                                                                                                                         experience may be considered.

        Master of Engineering Entrepreneurship                                                                                                                                                                                           Master of Engineering –
        and Innovation / Master of Technology                                                                                                                                                                                            Manufacturing Engineering
        Entrepreneurship and Innovation                                                                                                                                                                                                  With a focus on Industry 4.0, you will focus on how to create,
        So you want to be an entrepreneur?                                                                                                                                                                                               regulate, protect, and improve networked manufacturing systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         for the purpose of developing “smarter” and more sustainable
        Kick-off your own hi-tech start-up while earning a Master’s degree in a globally recognized,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         engineering and business processes.
        award-winning program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         You will work with an industry partner and academic mentor to complete
        At the same time, you will learn tools and concepts for creating a new business using an industry-proven
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a real-world project (of your choosing and design) focusing on one of the
        process. While starting your business, our network of seasoned mentors will help you to translate your novel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         following three areas:
        idea into a commercial innovation.
        You will gain innovation and entrepreneurial skills that will help you professionally, no matter where your career is headed.                                                                                                    ■■   Advanced Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ■■   Automotive
         Degree                     Admission                                                                        Start Date                 FT Length                                                                                ■■   Automation and Smart Systems
         Engineering                STEM Degree, B- average in last 10 technical courses                           September                    20 months
         Entrepreneurship
         and Innovation
                                                                                                                                                               Admission                                 Start Date                           FT Length                       PT Length
         Technology                 Degree from any discipline, with evidence of ability to successfully           September                    20 months
         Entrepreneurship           complete technical courses, B- average in final year                                                                       Engineering Degree,                       September or January                 12 months               24 months project based/
         and Innovation                                                                                                                                        B average in Degree                       (limited enrolment)                                          28 months course based

         While students in the Master of Technology program are not expected to have any engineering or scientific background, they must embrace creativity    Applicants who did not attain the required standing in their undergraduate degree, but who have at least four years of relevant work
         and innovation. Familiarity with technology is expected, but the required technological depth will depend on the student’s chosen project.            experience may be considered.

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Admission Requirements
          Apply today!                                                                                                              Degree Program                                                                 Degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Minimum Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Grades
                                                                                                                                    Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.)
                                                                                                                                              Biomedical Engineering
                                                                                                                                              Chemical Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     B+ (77-79%)
                                                                                                                                              Materials Engineering
                                                                                                                                              Software Engineering
                                                                                                                                              Engineering Physics                                                                    B (73-76%)
                                                                                                                                              Civil Engineering                                                                      B (75%)
          STEP 1                       STEP 2                    STEP 3                           STEP 4                                      Electrical and Computer Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     B- (70-72%)
                                                                                                                                              Mechanical Engineering
          PREPARE YOUR                 APPLY ONLINE              CHECK YOUR                       RECEIVED AN OFFER                                                                                                 Honours
                                                                                                                                    Master of Science (M.A.Sc.)                                                    Bachelor’s
          APPLICATION                  Apply through
                                                                 APPLICATION                      OF ADMISSION?
                                                                                                                                              Electrical and Biomedical Engineering                                  Degree          B (73-76%) in each year of Bachelor’s degree
                                                                 STATUS
          Gather required              McMaster’s Faculty of                                      Congratulations!                                                                                                 (4 year) in
                                                                 Login to your                                                                Engineering Physics                                                 Engineering,       B (73-76%)
          documents such as official   Graduate Studies online                                    We hope you will join us.
                                                                 McMaster Mosaic                                                    	Civil Engineering                                                            Sciences,         B (75%)
          transcripts, academic        application system.
                                                                                                  Respond to your                                                                                                 or equivalent
          references, language                                   account to check your                                                        Computing and Software
                                                                                                  offer through your
          proficiency examination                                application status at                                                        Electrical and Computer Engineering                                                    B- (70-72%)
                                                                                                  Mosaic portal.
                                                                 anytime.                                                                     Computer Engineering
          scores, statement
          of interest. Refer to                                                                                                     	University Network of Excellence in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     B (75%)**
                                                                                                                                      Nuclear Engineering (UNENE)
          McMaster’s Graduate
                                                                                                                                    Master of Engineering Design (M.Eng. Design)
          Academic calendar
                                                                                                                                    Master of Engineering Entrepreneurship & Innovation (M.E.E.I.)                                   B- (70-72%) in last 10 STEM and relevant courses
          for details.
                                                                                                                                    Master of Engineering and Public Policy (M.E.P.P.)
                                                                                                                                    Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering (M.E.M.E.)                                    B (73-76%) in last 20 STEM and relevant courses

                                                      FUNDING                   Many graduate students at McMaster are              Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Honours Bachelor’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Degree (4 year)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     B- (70-72%) in last 10 relevant courses
                                                                                eligible for financial support, such as teaching
                                                      & AWARDS                  assistantships, research funds, University          Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

                                                                                graduate scholarships, external scholarships,                 Civil Engineering                                                                      A- (80-84%)***
                                                                                and bursaries.                                                 Biomedical Engineering
                                                                                                                                               Chemical Engineering
                                                                                Visit eng.mcmaster.ca/future-student/
                                                                                                                                               Computer Science
                                                                                future-graduate-students#Funding-Awards
                                                                                                                                               Materials Engineering                                                                 B+ (77-79%)
                                                                                                                                               Materials Science                                                Master’s Degree
                                                                                                                                               Mechanical Engineering                                           (MASc, MSc, or
                                                                                                                                               Software Engineering                                               equivalent
                                                                                                                                              Engineering Physics                                                                    B (73-76%)

                                                                                                                                              Electrical and Computer Engineering                                                    B- (70-72%)

                                                                                                                                    MD / Ph.D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     B+ (77-79%) and acceptance into
                                                                                                                                              Biomedical Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     McMaster MD Program
                                                                                                                                                                   *Please see https://ehealth.mcmaster.ca for more details
                                                                                                                                   Averages are calculated over
                                                                                                                                                                   **Please see www.unene.ca for more details
                                                                                                                                   the last two years of study
                                                                                                                                                                   ***B (73-76%) in the last two years of Bachelor’s degree

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